Is Emotional Self Regulation Worth [$] To You?

How To Improve Emotional Self Regulation In 60 Minutes

A MindTools.com article about emotional self regulation opened with this illustration. There is a Native American story called “The Two Wolves.” It starts with an old Cherokee telling his grandson about a battle that often goes on inside people. He says, “My son, the fight is between two wolves. One is evil. It is angry, envious, jealous, […]

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TWAP031: Your Questions Answered: Aspergers and Marriage

Relationship Help Tips From Marriage Therapist Eva Mendes

My guest today will sound familiar to those of you who listened to Episode 20. About Eva Mendes From her website, evmendes.com: Eva Mendes, LMHC, NCC is a skilled and experienced couples’ counselor working with couples where one or both partners have Asperger Syndrome, and are on the Autism Spectrum (diagnosed or undiagnosed). She works […]

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TWAP030: 3 Important Ways To Honor World Autism Day

On April 2, we’ll be celebrating Autism Awareness Day. Gratitude: Be Thankful For How Far Society Has Come Autism Speaks is a polarizing organization! To be sure, there’s a lot of misinformation coming out of there. But it’s important to celebrate increased awareness of autism. In the words of my colleague, Violet, As I have […]

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The Spectrum Explained: 7 Autism Books For Your Child

Easily Affirm Your Autistic Kids With These Books

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers. ~Charles W. Eliot The autism spectrum: wonderful, mysterious, exasperating, polarizing. It’s wonderful, because it’s a reflection of neurological diversity. It’s mysterious, because there’s still so much science and research does not know. […]

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TWAP029: Man Interrupted: Steve Bell Talks About Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder, like other mental health and neurological conditions, is not something you might recognize right away. Steve Bell didn’t recognize it until midlife. When he did recognize it and accept that Bipolar Disorder was part of his neurology, his quality of life improved. You, too, can improve your quality of life when you recognize […]

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